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ACLS Humanities E-Book (Organization)

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Works: 29 works in 33 publications in 1 language and 2,002 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  Folklore  Sources  Biography  Bibliography  Maps 
Classifications: F1411, 972.02
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Most widely held works by ACLS Humanities E-Book (Organization)
Steamboats on the Western rivers : an economic and technological history by Louis C Hunter( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Definitive account covers every aspect of steamboat's development: its construction, equipment and operation; the organization and conduct of steamboat transportation as a business enterprise; the hazards and amenities of shipboard life; steamboat races on the Mississippi and Ohio rivers; collisions, explosions and fires; the rise of competition; the ultimate decline, and much more
Corn among the Indians of the upper Missouri by George F Will( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Corn occupied an important place in the lives of many Native communities that lived along the Upper Missouri River. In this landmark book, George F. Will and George E. Hyde introduce readers to some fifty varieties of native corn discovered in the Missouri Valley. Equally important, they provide an indispensable overview of Indian agricultural techniques there, including methods of harvesting and storing the crop, the preparation of corn for food, and the role of the crop in intertribal and Indian-white trade. Corn was not only grown, traded, and eaten, it also had spiritual significance. A final contribution of this book is a discussion of the presence and value of corn in American Indian myth, religion, and ritual"--Publisher description
The American frontier in Hawaii; the pioneers, 1789-1843 by Harold Whitman Bradley( Book )

1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ACLS humanities e-book( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides full-text and full-page-image access to titles in most humanities disciplines and in area studies. The books included have been recommended by scholars as significant contributions to their respective fields. Offered by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) in collaboration with ten learned societies and nearly 80 contributing publishers
The encomienda in New Spain : the beginning of Spanish Mexico by Lesley Byrd Simpson( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Counsels in contemporary Islam by Kenneth Cragg( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The province of Damascus, 1723-1783 by Abdul-Karim Rafeq( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The popes and the Jews in the Middle Ages by Edward A Synan( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early Islamic conquests by Fred McGraw Donner( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Renaissance discovery of classical antiquity by Roberto Weiss( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tunisia of Ahmad Bey, 1837-1855 by L. Carl Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The southern frontier, 1670-1732 by Verner W Crane( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume recounts the clashes and intrigues that played out over the landscape of the Old Southwest and across six decades as the Spanish, French, British, and ultimately Americans vied for control. Rivalry began soon after initial discovery, mapping, and exploration as the world powers, particularly England and France, competed for control of the lucrative fur trade in the Mississippi valley. The French attempted to establish trade networks stretching from the Atlantic Ocean inland to the Mississippi River and northward from ports on the Gulf of Mexico to the Ohio River. But they found the
The 1703 rebellion and the structure of Ottoman politics by Rifaʻat Ali Abou-El-Haj( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Content and context of visual arts in the Islamic world : papers from a Colloquium in Memory of Richard Ettinghausen, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, 2-4 April 1980 by Priscilla Parsons Soucek( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early Indonesian commerce: a study of the origins of Srīvijaya by O. W Wolters( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To the glory of her sex : women's roles in the composition of medieval texts by Joan M Ferrante( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To the Glory of Her Sex presents an account of medieval women's activities as correspondents, readers, writers, and literary patrons from antiquity through the fourteenth century. The writings explored here represent a cross-section of virtually every field in historical and literary studies, including Latin literature, romance literature in French, political and religious correspondence, theological and moral treatises written for women, and histories and biographies commissioned by or addressed to women. Reading in the public and private correspondence of medieval women, for example, Ferrante discovered to what degree their involvement in affairs of the world and their role in the work of prominent men have been underestimated. Among the major figures in this panorama are Elisabeth Schonau, Hildegard of Bingen, Hrotsvit, Marie de France, and Christine de Pizan
Stalin's railroad : Turksib and the building of socialism by Matthew J Payne( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation. <div>The Turkestano-Siberian Railroad, or Turksib, was one of the great construction projects of the Soviet Union & rsquo;s First Five-Year Plan. As the major icon to ending the economic "backwardness" of the USSR & rsquo;s minority republics, it stood apart from similar efforts as one of the most potent metaphors for the creation of a unified socialist nation.<br /><br />Built between December 1926 and January 1931 by nearly 50,000 workers and at a cost of more 161 million rubles, Turksib embodied the Bolsheviks & rsquo; commitment to end ethnic inequality and promote cultural revolution in one the far-flung corners of the old Tsarist Empire, Kazakhstan. Trumpeted as the "forge of the Kazakh proletariat," the railroad was to create a native working class, bringing not only trains to the steppes, but also the Revolution.<br /><br />In the first in-depth study of this grand project, Matthew Payne explores the transformation of its builders in Turksib & rsquo;s crucible of class war, race riots, state purges, and the brutal struggle of everyday life. In the battle for the souls of the nation & rsquo;s engineers, as well as the racial and ethnic conflicts that swirled, far from Moscow, around Stalin & rsquo;s vast campaign of industrialization, he finds a microcosm of the early Soviet Union.</div>
Strange ways and sweet dreams : Afro-American folklore from the Hampton Institute( )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social memory by James Fentress( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The perspective, the philosophy and the psychology of remembering and the ways in which events are narrated are used to help work out how remembering and talking define societies in circumstances as diverse as medieval France and Iceland and contemporary Brazil and South Wales
Paul de Cassagnac and the authoritarian tradition in nineteenth-century France by Karen M Offen( )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The popes and the Jews in the Middle Ages
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Counsels in contemporary IslamThe province of Damascus, 1723-1783The popes and the Jews in the Middle AgesThe Renaissance discovery of classical antiquityThe Tunisia of Ahmad Bey, 1837-1855The southern frontier, 1670-1732The 1703 rebellion and the structure of Ottoman politicsEarly Indonesian commerce: a study of the origins of Srīvijaya